Endowment Fund

Continuing a Legacy of Learning for Future Generations

Contributions to the Center’s Endowment Fund help to ensure learning opportunities for future generations. The Endowment is a long term investment managed by the Center’s Board of Directors through a professional investment management firm. A Board-approved spending policy directs support to the operations each year while allowing the investments to grow through earnings for the long term. Donations to the Endowment Fund may be made with cash, credit card, stock donations, IRA accounts, donor-advised funds, and legal intentions such as a will or a bequest. Donations may also be made with assets or real estate.

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Endowment Challenge!

Help ensure the Center’s next 75 years of connecting children and families with nature by making a donation to the Endowment Fund. The Fleming Family Foundation has made a challenge gift to encourage $75,000 in new donations to the Fund in celebration of the Center’s diamond anniversary!

The Endowment Fund is a long term investment fund that sustains the mission. A Board-approved spending policy directs support to the Center’s programs each year while allowing the investments to grow through earnings for the long term. The Endowment Fund is currently valued at $3,000,000.

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